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Old 05-14-2013, 05:13 AM   #1194
dmottv
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Originally Posted by JMforPres View Post
I am currently working on the same problem. On the BWM Sport Touring site (http://www.bmwrt.com) under the FAQ there is a section called "Shimming the Saddle" to address this problem. I'm trying to shim my R1150RT saddle soon as I have a long trip ahead.
http://www.bmwrt.com/faq/shim_seat.htm
Jon
I have some pic's somewhere of my 1/8" thick aluminum bar shims fix from Home Depot. Basically, pull the adjuster bracket (one side at a time), slide the aluminum bar underneath, mark where you need to cut the bar to fit, drill holes for the bracket bolts, remount the bracket and you're done. I have the comfort seat and the diff between before and after was significant with just the 1/8" shim. No more sliding forward. I'm toying with the idea of adding another 1/8" just to see if it makes any more difference. I'll post the pic's when I find them if that will help.
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